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Public Shakespeare

In the expository writing course "Why Shakespeare?" first-year students were challenged to adapt their essays for a public audience. 

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Arts and Humanities

An unnamed Brazilian woman photographed by Walter Hunnewell, 1865.

Agassiz’s other daguerreotypes tell a global tale of scientific racism

March 30, 2021

Since their discovery in 1976 by staff at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, images depicting enslaved people of African descent — commissioned in 1850 by Harvard Professor Louis Agassiz as a way to prove biological racial difference — have been at the forefront of national debate over how to reckon with legacies of racism and slavery in America’s premier academic institutions and museums.... Read more about Agassiz’s other daguerreotypes tell a global tale of scientific racism

COVID day(s)-in-the-life of a Harvard College First-Year

Caitlin Beirne ’24 takes us along her busy campus schedule of classes, Airforce ROTC training, music rehearsals, and time with friends in her time on campus in the pandemic.

Making sticky bun popcorn at home with Joanne Chang

Owner of Flour Bakery Joanne Chang puts a fun twist on her popular sticky bun recipe, adding popcorn into the mix.

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